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Problem: Which element is oxidized and which is reduced in the following reactions?3 Fe(NO3)2(aq) + 2 Al(s) → 3 Fe(s) + 2 Al(NO3)3(aq)

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reactant


Fe(NO3)2(aq)

OS O = -2

OS N = +5

OS Fe = +2


2 Al(s)

OS Al = 0


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Which element is oxidized and which is reduced in the following reactions?

3 Fe(NO3)2(aq) + 2 Al(s) → 3 Fe(s) + 2 Al(NO3)3(aq)

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